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U.S. Coast Guard touts record-setting drug busts

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:50
The offloading of tons of cocaine was used as a backdrop to announce record-setting drug busts in the eastern Pacific Ocean.
Categories: National News

Ferguson protesters were deemed 'enemy forces'

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:40
As the Missouri National Guard prepared to deploy to help quell riots in Ferguson, Missouri, that raged sporadically last year, the guard used highly militarized words such as "enemy forces" and "adversaries" to refer to protesters, according to documents obtained by CNN.
Categories: National News

2016 Presidential Candidates

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 08:22
Here's at look at the 2016 Presidential candidates and key dates in their campaigns.
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Controversial Police Encounters

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 08:22
Here's some information about notable controversial police encounters in the news.
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Colorado Theater Shooting

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 08:22
Here is some background information about the July 20, 2012, movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado. Twelve people were killed and 70 others were injured. Suspect James Holmes faces 165 counts, including murder and attempted murder charges. He has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.
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Death Penalty

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 08:21
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Aaron Hernandez

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 08:21
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Helping single moms battle 'The Big C'

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 08:17
Nearly 12 million parents in the United States currently are raising kids on their own.
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Why man says he landed gyrocopter at Capitol

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 08:12
Before landing a gyrocopter on the Capitol lawn Wednesday, Doug Hughes wrote about his intentions and the reasons behind them.
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Deputy in shooting says he did required training

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 08:12
A 73-year-old volunteer deputy who says he mistakenly killed a suspect during a sting operation this month told NBC's "Today" on Friday that reports that his training records were forged are false.
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Jury weighs fate of accused killer of Etan Patz

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 08:09
When Etan Patz went missing in New York City at age 6, hardly anyone in America could help but see his face at their breakfast table.
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Dr. Gupta: 'Legalize medical marijuana'

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 08:09
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Missing Children Fast Facts

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 08:05
Here is some background information about missing children in the United States. There are several different types of missing children: runaways, family abductions, lost or "thrown away" and non-family abductions. Recent advances in technology, communications through public alerts and greater cooperation from law enforcement have helped solve many cases quickly.
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Justice.: New U.S. citizen wanted to kill troops

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 07:42
A naturalized U.S. citizen traveled to Syria for training and wanted to return home to kill Americans -- particularly U.S. soldiers, execution style, the U.S. Department of Justice said Thursday.
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The week in 40 photos

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 07:34
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911 call released of man trapped in cargo hold

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 07:27
CNN's Rene Marsh has the 911 call of the airport worker who was trapped in an Alaska Airlines plane's cargo hold.
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A 'blacks-only' school field trip?

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 07:25
CNN affiliate WBND reports that some parents at one school are upset after learning about a field trip for only black children.
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Viral video shows cop parking in bike lane

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 07:16
CNN affiliate WIVB has the details on cellphone video showing a police officer parking in a bike lane so he can buy pizza.
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Cop, case worker help homeless man find $

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 06:25
No identification, no social security card and only a box to live in. John Helinski was homeless and nameless for three years. Then, with some help, he found his old bank account.
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Photo of hunter, giraffe causes storm

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 22:56
Five years ago, Rebecca Francis posed for a photo while lying next to a dead giraffe.
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